Young Filipino baller Kai Sotto alongside Fil-Am top prospect Jalen Green have revealed their newly put up team to be competing in the NBA G-League.
The team consisting of young players aiming to go professional while foregoing their college opportunity was named Ignite that will be headed by former Los Angeles Laker Brian Shaw.
G-League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim did the honor of introducing Ignite to the league.
“We are thrilled to officially announce NBA G League Ignite as the name of our new team for elite prospects and we think it’s a fitting moniker for a group comprised of young players taking the first step of their promising professional careers.”
Sotto, the former UAAP Juniors’ MVP will still wear the number 11 on his jersey.
Although the season is still up float, Sotto and co have already started their training as they will be taking on veteran players and new environment.